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"Unacceptable", "very disappointed": the Europa League final is controversial


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"Unacceptable": here the English club Arsenal Thursday chose to be eligible to choose Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, as a host city of the Europa League final, he will play against his rival from Chelsea on 29 May.

"We are very disappointed that, due to transport restrictions, only UEFA offers a maximum of 6,000 tickets to Arsenal, at a stadium with capacity over 60,000 (seats)," he said. mourning the "Gunners" in a statement.

UEFA has referred to the limited capacity of Baku airport to justify its choice of capping the number of tickets awarded to all finalists, while Azerbaijan's enclosure may contain 68,700 viewers.

Chelsea and Arsenal supporters have complained in the last few days about the cost and complex logistics of organizing the 4.500-kilometer final in London.

Liverpool and Tottenham, through their supporters, have also increased due to the lack of tickets available for the Champions League final scheduled for 1 June in Madrid.

"Spirit Supporters Trust Shankly and Tottenham Hotspur – the two groups of independent supporters of LFC (Liverpool FC) and THFC (Tottenham Hotspurs FC) – call the Champions League main sponsors to transfer a share of the tickets they have Received for the final in the pot of fans of both clubs, "said these two affluent clubs in a joint statement.

Each of the two clubs has received around 16,600 tickets to play in a stadium with a capacity of 63,500 seats, a supply that is much lower than demand. Approximately 22,300 tickets were distributed to sponsors, but also to the local organizing committee, UEFA, national federations, broadcasters and VIP lodges.

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